Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster.
In April 2022, the organization announced the election of Kennedy Odede to the Americares Board of Directors. He will serve a three-year term on the Americares board, overseeing all aspects of our organization’s life-changing health programs.
Kennedy, a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow, has been lauded for his steadfast commitment to international development and has received numerous awards honoring his organization’s achievements, including the 2022 Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Innovator of the Year Award and many others.
“I am proud to bring my knowledge of life on the ground to the board of Americares,” Kennedy states in the official press release. “Americares does vital work, addressing many of the health problems that hold communities like mine back. Together, we can work to deliver innovative solutions that transform futures. I am proud to serve and partner,” he added in this LinkedIn post.